Mary HAYS ID#520, b. 13 May 1836, d. 23 February 1865
Birth*Mary HAYS was born on 13 May 1836 in Alabama.1,2 
Marriage*She married Robert Andrew HAIRSTON, son of Hardin HAIRSTON and Sarah "Sally" Stovall STAPLES, on 10 July 1856 in Greene County, Alabama. After their marriage, they took a trip to New York.3,2,4 
Married Name As of 10 July 1856,her married name was HAIRSTON. 
Census 1860Mary HAYS appeared on the 1860 census of Robert Andrew HAIRSTON on 9 June 1860 in Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama; R A Hariston 30 planter b. VA, M H Hariston 24 b. AL.1

Will*Mary HAYS left a will on 4 February 1865 in Greene County, Alabama.5 
Death*She died on 23 February 1865 in Greene County, Alabama, at age 28.6,5 


Robert Andrew HAIRSTON b. 28 Nov 1829, d. 11 Nov 1864
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  1. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration - and
  2. [S55] Harden Hairston Family Bible, 1750-1908. The Holy Bible containing The Old & New Testaments: Translated Out of the Original Tongues,.....J. Holbrook's Sterotype Copy., Eighth Edition, Brattleborough, (Vt.), 1817, Library of Virginia -
  3. [S34] Alabama, U.S., Marriage Index, 1800-1969 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2006.
  4. [S3669] Probate - R A Hairston 1866 (only part of file is attached) - "Alabama Estate Files, 1830-1976," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 December 2021), R H Hairston, 1866; citing Greene County courthouse, Alabama; FHL microfilm 2,385,563., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  5. [S3318] Will of Mary Hays Hairston - 04 February 1865, Greene County, Alabama; Estate Case 1861-1873,
  6. [S105] Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Alabama during June Term, 1867, and January Term, 868, John W. Shepherd, (Barrett & Brown, Printers and Binders. 1869).
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